Bobbitmania {1993}

Colette Copeland

In researching the events of 1993, I found it curious that despite natural disasters (10,000 people died in an earthquake in India) as well as civil wars in various countries, the Bobbitt case garnered more International attention. Historically significant, it was the first time that marital rape was considered a crime in the U.S., setting the precedent that both men and women could be considered victims of domestic violence.
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